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Drug Interactions With Diazepam Rectal Gel

Diazepam Rectal Gel Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when diazepam rectal gel is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Alcohol
Combining alcohol with diazepam rectal gel can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may also occur. It is best to avoid alcohol for a while after taking a dose of diazepam rectal gel.
 
Anesthetics
Taking anesthetics with diazepam rectal gel can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may also occur. Make sure your healthcare providers know if you have used diazepam rectal gel recently before you undergo any surgical procedure.
 
Antidepressant Medications
Combining an antidepressant with diazepam rectal gel can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may also occur. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before taking diazepam rectal gel with an antidepressant, as you may need to be monitored more closely.
 
Antipsychotic Medications
Taking an antipsychotic medication with diazepam rectal gel can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may also occur. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before combining diazepam rectal gel with an antipsychotic medication.
 
Barbiturates
Combining a barbiturate with diazepam rectal gel can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may also occur. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before taking diazepam rectal gel with a barbiturate.
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